William Powell

Jul 29, 1892

Bio: An aunt financed his education at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts; his father disapproved of him wanting to become an actor and refused to pay for the classes. Was engaged to Jean Harlow at the time of her death in 1937. Was diagnosed with rectal cancer in the late 1930s, but survived with treatment. Costarred with ex-wife Carole Lombard… More


William Powell Videos

Mister Roberts
4 minutes 9 seconds
Life With Father
1 minutes 25 seconds
How To Marry A Millionaire
2 minutes 24 seconds
30 seconds
Ziegfeld Follies
3 minutes 32 seconds

Born Today